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Canine PTSD: how the US military’s use of dogs affects their mental wellbeing

For Veteran’s Day this year, columnist Ellen Brait of The Guardian took on the subject of military service dogs and how trauma affects the mental landscape of working canines. She interviewed Dr. Pachel for his take on Canine PTSD, and … Read more

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Disaster Drills for Canine Catastrophes

Living with a reactive or aggressive dog can often feel like you’re on the edge of a catastrophe each time you walk out your door.  One moment its calm skies and smooth sailing, the next you’re in the middle of … Read more

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Should Your Dog Go to the Dog Park?

Despite their name, “Dog Parks” aren’t always the best environment for all dogs. As Dr. Ellen M. Lindell writes in a new blog post for Psychology Today, a dog’s individual personality may not mesh with the high-energy, multi-dog play that dog parks … Read more

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